Chamber Music

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Fortas Chamber Music Concerts

Trio Con Brio Copenhagen

Wed. Feb. 19, 2020

Last at the Kennedy Center for the Nordic Cool Festival in 2013, Trio con Brio Copenhagen's program is mysterious yet personal featuring Beethoven, Shostakovich, and Bent Sørensen.

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The Kennedy Center Chamber Players

Winter Concert: Beethoven

Sun. Feb. 23, 2020

For their February concert The Kennedy Center Chamber Players share two Beethoven works: String Quartet in C major, Op. 29 and "Kreutzer" Sonata, arranged for String Quintet.

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Fortas Chamber Music Concerts

A Far Cry

Tue. Mar. 31, 2020

The Boston-based Grammy®-nominated string orchestra makes its Kennedy Center debut with a program of works by Pärt, Mozart, Elgar, and Tchaikovsky. 

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Fortas Chamber Music Concerts

Dover Quartet

Wed. Apr. 15, 2020

Now ingrained in the Kennedy Center’s rich history, “the young American string quartet of the moment” (The New Yorker) enters its second season as our Quartet-in-Residence.

Fortas Chamber Music Concerts

Maurizio Pollini in recital

Sun. May 10, 2020

Extraordinary Italian pianist Maurizio Pollini returns to the Concert Hall with a program celebrating Beethoven’s 250th birthday.

Fortas Chamber Music Concerts

Emerson String Quartet and Renée Fleming

Thu. May 14, 2020

The Grammy Award®–winning Emerson String Quartet reunites with Kennedy Center Artistic Advisor at Large Renée Fleming for another “rapturous recital” (The Washington Post).  

The Kennedy Center Chamber Players

Spring Concert: Beethoven & Mozart

Sun. May 17, 2020

For their final concert of the season, The Kennedy Center Chamber Players highlight two Beethoven works and Mozart's “the Kegelstatt Trio.”